Case Studies

The Footprint Building

This scheme was a flagship project for The National Trust and was intended by be entirely sustainable.

Sustainable solutions included:-

 

  • Foundations – re-cycled tyres
  • Filling – re-cycled slate
  • Walls – straw bales and cob
  • Frame – National Trust managed and renewed oak
  • Roof – Timber shingle
  • Insulation – Sheeps wool
  • Heating – Log burning stove
  • Plaster/render – Lime
  • Floors – Untreated larch timber from renewable sources
  • Hydro electric power from adjacent sustainable stream